Today's Hours

9:00am - 1:00pm All hours


  • Building Access Front entrance facing Showalter Fountain is fully accessible. Building Access

Contact Info

1200 E Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
812-855-3143 (Fax)
Joel Silver - Director, Librarian
(812) 855-2452

Lilly Library Upcoming Events

August 29th 2016 to October 7th 2016

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The Lilly Library, August 29th, 2016 (All day) to October 7th, 2016 (All day)

Beam over to see what there is to discover in this exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek!

September 19th 2016 to October 21st 2016

Woman's face with "These common skin faults all begin under your skin"
Lilly Library, September 19th, 2016 (All day) to October 21st, 2016 (All day)

Is a person’s beauty defined by a handsome face? A lustrous head of hair? Or, a perfectly shaped body? What constitutes the physical ideal has changed over time.

September 26th 2016 to December 17th 2016

Lilly Library, Main Gallery, September 26th, 2016 (All day) to December 17th, 2016 (All day)

An exhibition of unusual manuscripts and papers related to Indiana authors, curated by Christoph Irmscher, Provost Professor of English and Director of the Wells Scholars Program.

September 29th 2016

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Lilly Library, September 29th, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

October 4th 2016

Lilly Library, Slocum Room, October 4th, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

A conversation with Christoph Irmscher, the Curator of the Lilly Library's new exhibition "Stories of the Hoosier State: Two Hundred Years of Indiana Literature"